Lenovo ThinkPad P51 and Lenovo ThinkPad P71 VR Ready Workstation Laptops

New series of Laptop for Virtual Reality, Lenovo ThinkPad P51 and P71 series. Lenovo Japan has an announcement for the new mobile workstation for professionals. It is “ThinkPad P71” and “ThinkPad P51.

Lenovo ThinkPad P51 and Lenovo ThinkPad P71 VR Ready Workstation Laptops
Lenovo ThinkPad P51 and Lenovo ThinkPad P71 VR Ready Workstation Laptops

The new workstations start selling on the same day at the direct sales site. And the new workstation price starts from 2568 US Dollars included tax.

Lenovro ThinkPad P71 Detailed Specifications

“ThinkPad P71” is a 17.3-inch mobile workstation. That is a VR usage recommended model which also have acquired the VR Ready certification. So it is possible to select Pascal generation Quadro P 5000 for GPU and Xeon E 3 – 1500 M v 6 family for CPU. With its own cooling system FLEX Performance Cooling which also controls the wind power of two fans. With this new workstation it can control the rotation of each cooling fan in real time. It also said that these new models have much improved noise and works in silence.

Lenovo ThinkPad P51 Detailed Specification

The main specifications at the time of minimum configuration are CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ (2.80 GHz), memory: 8 GB (maximum 64 GB), storage: 500 GB HDD, graphics: NVIDIA Quadro M 620 2 GB, display: 17.3 type wide (3,840 × 2,160 dots), the optical drive is DVD Super Multi, and the OS is Windows 10 Pro 64 bit.

The installed interface are USB 3.0 × 4, Thunderbolt (USB 3.1 Type-C) × 2, HDMI × 1, Gigabit compatible wired LAN port × 1. As a customization, you can select Xeon E3-1505M v6, 16 GB of memory, 2 TB maximum storage SSD (NVMe) etc. for the processor.

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So the main body size is W416 × D275.5 × H 29.9 to 34.2 mm. And the new laptop weight is about 3.3 kg. Battery operation time is about 12 hours (JEITA 2.0). Direct sales price starts from 2907 dollars included tax.

So the “ThinkPad P51” is a mobile workstation which has a display size of 15.6. This is also one of the VR recommended model. So this also has a VR Ready certification. And its characteristics are almost the same as ThinkPad P71. It is a product suitable for 3D CAD, BIM / CIM, video editing, etc.

Lenovo ThinkPad Virtual Reality Applications

So the main specifications for the minimum configuration are: Intel Core i7-7700HQ (2.80 GHz) CPU, 8 GB (64 GB maximum) memory, 500 GB HDD storage, 4 GB of graphics NVIDIA Quadro M 1200 4 GB, display 15.6 wide (1,920 × 1,080 dots), optical drive is not installed, OS is Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, etc.

So the installed interfaces are USB 3.0 x 4, Thunderbolt (USB 3.1 Type-C) x 1, HDMI x 1, Gigabit compatible wired LAN port x 1. As a customization, you can select Xeon E 3 – 1505 M / 1535 M v 6, 16 GB of memory, 2 TB maximum storage SSD (NVMe) etc as the processor.

So the main body size is W377.4 × D252.3 × H24.5 ~ 29.4mm, weight is about 2.67Kg. The battery operating time is about 8.92 hours (JEITA 2.0). The direct sales price starts from 2567 dollar included tax.